Giovanna Fletcher says she was 'selfish' for crying over unplanned pregnancy

Francesca Specter
Yahoo Style UK deputy editor
Giovanna Fletcher says she is grateful to have had a third child. [Photo: Getty]

Giovanna Fletcher, 33, has highlighted an important truth about unplanned pregnancy in her latest Instagram post.

The British author and mother of three, who is married to McFly’s Tom Fletcher, gave birth to her third child, son Max Mario Fletcher, in August 2018.

Taking to Instagram, Giovanna revealed to her 1.1 million followers how she cried and experienced feelings of ‘selfishness’ and ‘guilt’ after learning she was pregnant with her third child.

In the candid post, the mum-of-three admits to feeling a ‘slap across the face’ as she learnt of another mother’s miscarriage, an experience Giovanna has personally gone through in the past.

Followers weighed in to share their own accounts of having children after miscarriage and stillbirths.

He is a total blessing, I managed to have one healthy boy who is about to turn 6! Had 4 miscarriages and one failed IVF after so sadly we had to stop at just one child but I’m so grateful to have him.”

It makes me so happy that you are open and honest about these things. My little boy is 5 and I had a miscarriage in march last year. Completely broke my soul. 6 months later I fell pregnant again and now I am near 4 months pregnant completely worrying about everything but so thankful at the same time. Thank you for making me feel like I’m not alone.”

As a mummy who has lost her son (my son was stillborn in 2015) and as a mother to two beautiful healthy girls it’s ok to feel how you have. don’t ever feel guilty. There are times when even I should be more grateful for what I have and I’ve been through the heartbreak. he is absolutely gorgeous.”

Last September, a mum-of-six’s Twitter post went viral after she blamed men for all unplanned pregnancies.

“If you want to stop abortion, you need to prevent unwanted pregnancies,” she wrote. “And men are 100% responsible for unwanted pregnancies. No for real, they are.”

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